Barley's Blog

Dog friendly bar, taproom featuring craft beer, wine, cider, kombucha, growlers in Durham, NC

What to Expect #3: Barley and Hops - Not Just Beer Ingredients

Gain insights into how our two rescue mutts provide inspiration for the new shop, including how they will help shape your pup's experience in the space.


New Treats, new mix packs (i.e. customer savings!), and more. Learn about what's new with Barley Labs.

Upcoming Events

We've updated our calendar with some fun events right here in North Carolina! Many of them are dog friendly (and some will even serve beer...our two favorite things!).

Join Team Barley Labs as we Race for Rescues

My humans will be racing for rescues in support of Independent Animal Rescue at Durham's Great Human Race on March 28. Find out how you can join them!

My Letter to Santa Paws

Dear Santa Paws, 

My brother Hops and I have been very good fur-kids this year (OK, well I have. My brother...ehhhhh). Admittedly, our humans spoil us with lots of treats and toys so we'd like to ask you for something this year that they alone can't give us. Here's our list -- ready?

Vote for Your Favorite Funny Video

Voting is now open in the Barley Labs Not Drunk. Just Happy. video contest!

Barley here, and we've been wagging our tails off at the awesome videos people have uploaded. Now it's time for you all to pick a winner.

Here are some helpful hints and tips for the voting part of this contest...

Who's That Dog?

People have been asking if it was in fact me, Barley, in our television commercial. Read on to find out the answer...

Donation Day for PAWS Chicago

March 7 is a very special day for the Barley Labs team. It is the anniversary of the day we adopted our girl Barley, and we wanted to honor her by making a $1 donation for every bag of treats sold at

From 12:01 a.m. ET through midnight on March 7, 2014, for every bag of treats you buy directly from our website, we will donate $1 to PAWS Chicago, the shelter where we adopted Barley in 2009. 

Georgia Dog Searches for Great Home

A few months ago, an amazing craft beer, wine and growler shop out in Columbus, GA, called Maltitude (read our blog feature here) started carrying ...

#TeamRescue Player Profile: Senior Dog Seeks Furever Home

Learn more about Dakota, a sweet senior boy who is looking for a foster or fur-ever home!

Our Visit to Animal Haven in NYC

Video of our visit to Animal Haven in NYC and the #TeamRescue player profile of the week!